It isn't. It's a party brawler with a few fighter elements. The game just doesn't have enough depth to be a true fighting game. It's fun as hell, though. --- Sora is a terrible character. Deal with it! The gamefaqs mods are heavy drinkers.
people have in they're minds that you have to be street fighter or tekken to be a true fighting game, but i think the genre can be larger than just its original archetypes --- Not changing this sig until I get bored of it - started 8/11/2011